The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History

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1792 France declared war on Austria, marking the start of the French Revolutionary wars.

1841 First detective story is published (Edgar Allen Poe’s story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue)

1871 Ku Klux Act passed by Congress

1986 Jordan scores 63 points in playoff game against the Celtics

1999 Two students went on a shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., killing 12 students and one teacher before taking their own lives.

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~ by thehalobender on April 20, 2009.

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